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Title:
MELTING SYSTEM HAVING A MELT GRID WITH SUPPORT STRUCTURES
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/089359
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
A melting system for converting solid material into molten material is disclosed. The melting system includes at least one melt unit that includes a reservoir, a hopper, and a melt grid disposed between the hopper and the reservoir. The melt grid heats the solid material into the molten material such that the molten material flows to the reservoir. The melt grid includes a plurality of melting rails that extend along a longitudinal direction, where the plurality of melting rails are spaced apart along a lateral direction that is perpendicular to the longitudinal direction. The melt grid also includes a plurality of flow channels, where each of the plurality of flow channels extends between a first melting rail and a second melting rail of the plurality of melting rails.

Inventors:
GANZER, Charles, P. (11475 Lakefield Drive, Duluth, GA, 30097, US)
STONE, Jeremy A. (11475 Lakefield Drive, Duluth, GA, 30097, US)
CLARK, Steven (11475 Lakefield Drive, Duluth, GA, 30097, US)
Application Number:
US2018/057637
Publication Date:
July 04, 2019
Filing Date:
October 26, 2018
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Assignee:
NORDSON CORPORATION (28601 Clemens Road, Westlake, OH, 44145-1119, US)
International Classes:
B29B13/02
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
AKHAVANNIK, Hussein (Baker & Hostetler LLP, 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW,Suite 110, Washington DC, 20036, US)
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